All Japan Articles

Out of this world: Komatsu developing technology for construction in space
Komatsu will contribute to Japan’s research and development of outer space construction activities
Kobelco produces its 300,000th excavator
Japanese construction equipment reaches milestone with ‘sense of gratitude toward everyone’
Exclusive: Deere, Hitachi reveal plans beyond joint venture
OEMs talk about future strategies when partnership ends early next year 
Design award for Tadano truck mount
Japan’s IDEA recognised the 32m AT-320XTG for its compactness and redesigned, lighweight boom 
Cat launches remote control kit for large excavators
Cat Command for Excavating now available on six 20 to 40 tonne excavators in the North American and Japanese construction equipment markets
Kubota chairman awarded France’s National Medal
Masatoshi Kimata, Kubota’s chairman and representative director, is presented with the National Order of Merit Medal from France
Honda and Komatsu team up for electric mini excavator
Partnership aims to allow Honda’s MPP batteries to be used with various Komatsu equipment
Komatsu reveals concept electric remote-control mini excavator
Manufacturer has announced concept machine, which is fully electric and operated by remote control
Trackunit expands in Asia Pacific
New offices and senior appointment in the region for Trackunit
Komatsu celebrates 100th anniversary
Manufacturer marks centenary with a new community facility, employee project and a commemorative website 
Work starts on Japan’s 100MW solar plant
Canadian Solar’s US$230 million Azuma Kofuji facility will provide clean energy for the Fukushima area
Nishio leads on remote operation trials
The remote operation pilot project is being led by Nishio Rent All, contractor Kato Construction Co Ltd and Hitachi
Toyota breaks ground on futuristic city
Construction starts on Woven City, an experimental community that will bring new technology to a real-world environment
Design for Japan’s tallest building revealed
‘Torch Tower’ to be 390m high and located in Tokyo
Hitachi walks away from Welsh nuclear project
Thousands of potential jobs lost as decade-in-the-making plant is mothballed
Kobelco celebrates 90th anniversary
Japanese demolition equipment manufacturer introduced its electric mining shovel in 1930
Construction output in Northeast Asia downgraded
The powerhouse region for global construction output shows signs of recovery despite struggles
Brakes put on Japan’s maglev railway
US$84 billion project facing costly delays over environmental concerns
Major Japanese construction contractors halt work
Construction work halted as PM Shinzo Abe expands state of emergency nationwide
Takeuchi unveils redesigned loader
Japanese manufacturer offers ‘versatility and efficiency’ with updated loader
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